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Old 09/05/2018, 03:23 PM   #1
Aquavaj
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Keep the smaller or bigger yellow tang?

Wish I could keep both but that'll mean 1 less fish from another species that I could keep. Smaller one is about 2.5" and the larger one about 3.5". The larger one will make a better "centerpiece" for the time being but might be an issue if I want to add another tang later on. The smaller one will more likely submit if the new tang or fish is slightly larger.


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Old 09/06/2018, 08:32 AM   #2
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To be honest, I don't think it will matter in the long run which one you choose.

Tank size, what tangs are involved, swimming room, food, flow, aquascape, etc will determine how it goes.


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Old 09/06/2018, 04:38 PM   #3
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3 size smaller is better in my way of thinking.


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Old 09/06/2018, 08:29 PM   #4
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I’d keep whichever one I had the longest.


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Old 09/07/2018, 05:49 AM   #5
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If they both get along, I would keep them both. Upgrade the tank later.


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